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. with that i want to wish everyone a wonderful evening this evening. >> thank you superintendent carranza >> item c, recognitions and resolutions of come men daysing, today we have the come men daysing of the latin american teachers association, on the occasion of hispanic heritage month offered by commissioner emily murase and nor ma yee. >> is there a motion? >> so moved. >> reading the resolution, by the author, commissioner murase? >> yes, i will just be relevant passages. in comment daysing. whereas it has been celebrated national by since 1988 september 15th to mark the independence day on september 15th as well as mexico, september 16th and chile september 18th and concludes on october 15th after indigenous people's day and the san francisco unified school district includes over 3500 students in the schools, the grades prek to 12. many of who contribute not only the cultural traditions but the spanish language to enrich the lives of all students and significant number of school district employees from classroom teachers to para professionals to facility and staff and principal and
. presentations to the board of education superintendent report. superintendent carranza your thoughts for the evening. >> great thank you president yee. ladies and gentlemen and all of our parents listening at home. i wish you a good evening. thank you for being here in the board room. just a few thoughts to share with you. we are coming upon a very special election in the next few weeks and people will have an opportunity to vote and as you're deciding on candidates and ballot measures to vote for i would like to draw your attention to proposition 30 and 38. with the understanding that if these prop propositions pass they have significant impact on funding. if neither one passes financial resources will be greatly diminished for schools in california and specifically here in san francisco. the lodge cuts include that we will be forced to shorten the school year by five days this year and nine days next year in addition to the substantial cuts that will be at school sites and for students. i want to encourage all of you to vote in the election. vote your witness but there's v
on stage for a picture with leader pelosi and mayor lee. [applause] please come up. richard carranza, jenny florez. jaime maldonado, louis. all of the honorees please come to the stage. our leaders from spark america. [applause] [applause] by the way for those of you that want to continue celebrating latino heritage month in a very celebratory way the giants just won. [applause] [cheers and applause] >> thank you to all honorees. if you take a seat we will begin with the rest of the formal program. thank you mayor lee. thank you leader pelosi. for joining us here today and go giants. [applause] >> woo ! don't you love when we're all together. so we're going to try to get through the program quickly, so now we're going to move on to the next stage of our presentation tonight and we're going to be presenting our first award. we like to invite the newly appointed trustee of city college in san francisco louis santos to the stage. [applause] our latina heritage education award this year goes to the new superintendent of the san francisco school district. ms. carranza. [applause]
. >> presentation of the board of education superintendant report. >> superintendant carranza? >> thank you, members of the board and the public and good evening this evening and i am very excited to say thank you for joining us and as you can tell, we are very, very excited because before i shared my thoughts for the evening, i want to say go giants. >> yes. [ applause ] >> so, we want to congratulate our home town giants on a great, great playoff season. and victory in the world series. so, what i would like to do is share a few comments with you this evening. we were very, very honored, a couple of nights ago to be part of the university of california san francisco community partnership's fourth annual partnership's celebration. this took place on october 18th and i am pleased to announce that two of our collaborations were honored that evening. the first of which was the learner and community partnership award, which went to our physical education partnership and that is comprised of the pd department, shape up san francisco and our lead department. they were awarded for forming a pe advocates t
from the san francisco police department and your own superintendent of schools, richard carranza. and now i would like to welcome the mayor of city and county of san francisco. [ applause ] our very popular mayor of the city and county of san francisco, ed lee. [ applause ] absolutely as you know mayor lee has dedicated his entire professional life to public service and civil rights. before serving as our mayor he had important roles in city of government and served as the executive director of the san francisco human rights commission and he worked as an attorney for the asian law caucasus which is a very important organization in the bay area. throughout his career, his entire career, mayor lee has demonstrated an unwaivering commitment to the people of this great city and to our community. and he honors us with his presence here today. ladies and gentlemen, mayor ed lee. [ applause ] >> hello everybody ! >> hello. ?2<&8.k,vr u.s. attorney melinda haigh for that wonderful introduction and richard carranza and mr. hirsch, but the no. 1 thing we care about you, we care about a
school district. ms. carranza. [applause] . ritual carranza was sworn in as the new superintendent of the district on june 27 of this year. richard held a position of director of instruction and social justice at the district since 2009. richard lead the implementation of the strategic plan. his responsibilities include the redesign of the district's central office to support school sites and core curriculum to achieve more equitable educational outcomes for our children. after entering the school system speaking no english he knows how powerful education can be and in advancing our community. please let's give a round of applause to our education award. [applause] >> thank you. if you won't mind staying for a moment so we can present our next award to the next honoree and it's a new category tonight and it goes to a innovative program at mission high school. this goes to spark america, a program at mission high school and latino strategic alliance and would welcome the martinez brothers and you all to come up and accept the word from the superintendent richard carranza. [app
expose youth and adults to photography classes. >> my name is richard carranza and i'm your superintendent and he couldn't be proud of all of you. [ applause ] we have some very, very special people who are here today who have invested a lot of time for us to have this opportunity to share this together. now i'm going to ask a couple of requests from you. first and foremost, if you have a cell phone, turn it off or put it on "vibrate." okay? turn it off or put it on "vibrate." the second thing i'm going to ask, i know how much fun it is to get on a bus and leave school, and go somewhere else and you are sitting next to your friends but this is where i'm going to get serious on you. we're coming together today and i said we're going to experience something together today. i mean that very seriously. we're going to experience a movie today that i think is going to touch each and every one of you. so as we prepare for what we're going to experience today, i'm going to ask you to please be very respectful of what you are about to experience and i want you to be very reflective
educational issues. superintendent carranza this is about the 2011-12 student achievement briefing. >> wait, wait -- >> [inaudible] >> yeah okay. >> i got the staring -- is this it? didn't have the title. that's why. so the next item is appointments to the child care planning and advisory council, c pack. is there a motion. >> so moved. >> is there a second? >> i second. >> reading of recommendation by superintendent or designee. >> thank you president yee. i will read this into the record is the recommendation that the board of education of san francisco unified school district appoint the following individuals to the child care planning and advisory council. sharon howell, jane evans, and ester adams. >> okay. so comments from the board? commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. so i'm just curious. i know who ester is but sharon howell and jane evans. is there background on either of these two? >> there's the representative, the president of c pac was on her way and be here in two minutes, so she's about the only one that can have the information. >> can we come back to this item. >>
] >> thank you superintendent carranza and other staff members that presented the wonderful news. any comments from the board? commissioner maufas. >> thank you president yee and thank you all for the pretty jam packed full of information presentation. what i would like to ask is knowing that we have come this far and we have been working quite intensely over the last few years -- particularly since i have been on the board and really knowing the work that i of focused on, i would like to know how are we -- you know, how are teachers bringing this work about? and administrators in school sites? and this is a really ongoing question because this is an ongoing presentation where you update us. i would like not only to hear from you now but in the future this sort of discussion point incorporated into the presentation because they're integral to the process, and what are the changes that they of able to implement? because a lot of this -- a lot of our issues from my perspective comes from an institutionalized way of delivering education and it's so long engrinned in ssz that the ach
our special education staff. and superintendent carranza, that you must know that they are not shying away from these tough issues and things that we have noted have gone on for many, many years. and i am certain across the districts across the country but that we are tackling this and willing to look at ourselves with a clear lensand look at how we can repair this damage to the students and their families. i appreciate the department with dr. blonco's leadership. so thank you very much. >> thank you and we also had a committee as a whole meeting and again, vice president norton could not be here tonight, so i am going to ask superintendent to give a brief report >> thank you, president yee and the members of the board of education. so the committee of the whole was really the first for this academic year is to understand what the district is doing about strengthening the industrial core for all students. so we talked a little bit about the common core state standards in the english language arts and in mathematics and we also talked about what the district's portfolio will be for thi
, superintendent carranza? >> thank you, i would like to ask orla okeff to take us through this. >> thank you, superintendent and commissioners, while we are setting up we actually have a powerpoint presentation that we are going to project for this and copies are going around for the commissioners and the staff and we also have copies of it available for the public if they would like to pick up copies of it. and we hope that the technology supports us. >> so commissioners this is, as for the last three years we have been in a process of rethinking general education transportation services. and we are in the presentation tonight, going to share what our budget reduction goals are for the 2013-14 school year. and go over what the approach for developing recommendations for year 3 of changes, and then going into a description of what those recommendations are. the impact of the changes, and an overview of the next steps and the description of some alternatives to yellow bus transportation. in the appendix, just for context, this is an overview of the board's policy guidelines and an overview of
with leader pelosi and mayor lee. [applause] please come up. richard carranza, jenny florez. jaime
hirsch. [ applause ] . >> thank you, thank you superintendent carranza. it's so awesome to see all of you guys. you are like the most beautiful audience i could g: in the whole world. straight up, give yourselves a hand. [ applause ] i am going to try to say a couple of things that i hope will be helpful for the viewing of the film. i do want to thank mayor lee, your being here sends a very important message. thank you so much for doing that and taking the time to establish that bullying matters and that this issue matters. when we show up, it says something; right? when the issue shows up it says something. the fact that you guys are here, that you are here out of school for this event, that really says something. so for everyone that made that choice, all of the folks from the schools, there is a gentleman named kevin who actually got all of you out the school, who made all of the logistics work. i want to thank u.s. attorney melinda haigh. i want to thank our moderator cheryl jennings and assistant u.s. attorney anne marie conroy who worked really hard to pull this event together. t
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